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Prickly

“Sharp scratch.” Yes, it’s that time of year, folks, the flu-shot experience, the brief encounter with a needle in the upper arm which always makes me pine for the double entendre days when the person doing the injection used to … Continue reading

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Cave Of Shadows

Eight days on from the news of my father’s death I find myself in uncharted waters. As I grapple with the need to forgive a ghost and lay some of my own ghosts to rest I am barely held together … Continue reading

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Angry Oval

The vomit, the vomit. Could be the name of a punk band. It isn’t. Could be a quote from a Radiohead song. It is but that’s not entirely why I’ve opened this post with those words. Just as my more … Continue reading

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I’m A Bird! I’m A Plane! I’m A Choo-Choo Train!

Being asleep, being awake, watching comforting televisual things (which almost always means Dr Who or Star Wars), eating gentle foods, wearing a favourite t shirt. This is how I am coping with Wednesday in a low-key bid to make it … Continue reading

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Ik Den Holi Gralen

More sunshine, less anxiety. Such is Monday so far. I prefer it to Sunday when anxiety became the all and everything of the day quite swiftly. Today I can at least square up to anxiety and say “Fuck yourself in … Continue reading

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And Dumberer

Oh. Today’s lesson in being a human with health stuff seems to be listen more closely to the messages your body sends. When I woke my body was quietly but quite persistently telling me I’ve done a shit load of … Continue reading

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Is This Your Bag, Sir?

The visit of a friend this afternoon prevented my entire day being full of fear and pain. For the time they were here I was able to lift out of the concerns I’ve been having since yesterday that I’m in … Continue reading

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